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You will NEVER guess what the New York Times plucks and highlights from Yoani’s multifarious messages

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"Ms. Sánchez has spent part of her trip nudging policymakers to fundamentally rethink United States policy toward Cuba. This is one place where she diverges from the Cuban-American community, which has supported Ms. Sánchez since her earliest days as a blogger and continues to regard her as something of a cause célèbre.

“I am really critical of the embargo, for example, because I think that it hasn’t worked,” Ms. Sánchez said, explaining that the embargo is a crutch for the Cuban regime during tough times."

In fact, in the article they include much else, but look how--in this era of tiny attention spans and abundant videos--they title the short featured video.

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